Maybe you think you have seen it all at WDW; the attractions, the restaurants, special events or simply for the magic. But perhaps you feel there is something missing from your Disney experience… and there is! During our last several trips, Mary Ann and I have been including backstage and tour activities on our schedule. Yes, this does put a strain on the vacation budget, but we always try to find ways to enhance our resources between visits to include something … more
I always wanted to ride a Segway, every since I was a little kid. Well that’s not really true, since the Segway Personal Transporter (PT) didn’t first appear publically until 2001. But you’re always a kid at Walt Disney World and when I saw these gyroscopically stabilized two-wheelers displayed at Innoventions I was ready to jump on and go. (*Maybe the truism from the Talking Heads 1984 album Stop Making Sense, that "in the fuure, we will drive standing up" is Segway!) … more
It never ceases to amaze me how many doors have opened up for me since I started reviewing the books I read. Publishers now send me free books to read and review. Authors contact me. Kind folks at Lunch … more
Walt Disney World provides a variety of experiences beyond regular attractions, taking your behind the scenes, involving you in the action or through special guided tours. These are available throughout the parks and elsewhere and number about two dozen with new experiences every year. Some examples are the Segway tours, back-stage in various parks, and special attraction tours. These activities have scheduled times and admission fees.